danmosheimdan mosheim, dorset, VT, US
A friend sent me a link yesterday to a blog post on the FWW website asking the question: "Is technology killing the craft of furniture?" Judging from the 35 comments there in the last two days, it...
a post about our live edge tables
not really a 'fine' woodworking project, but a challenging and complex project nonetheless
set ups for fabrication of a george the third style table
an oval walnut dining table based on a previous piece we built a few years back
thoughts on furniture design as it relates to interior design and spaces in general
pictures of some case pieces we have built over the past 20 years or so
how to build a pool table
photos of 12 different sideboards we have made over the past 25 years
pictures of a custom pool table
a brief history of recent kitchen project
photos, links and comments on the custom pool table process
this piece of claro walnut came from goodhope hardwoods, in pennsylvanie … when it arrived here in dorset, it was too wide to fit in my truck and we had to build a...
some projects we completed in may and june
photos a recent kitchen island project, start to finish
photos of a recently completed hanging porch swing
a reclaimed chestnut dining table with pull out leaves a la tage frid
a bunch of slightly different objects made from the same raw material
photos of a solo show at the southern vermont arts center, manchester, vermont
a stained cherry trestle table
an expanding dining table, 8 chairs and a corner cupboard.
an interesting joinery challenge
hanging a veneer bag from the ceiling and raising and lowering it with an electric hoist
a custom studio style dining room
Bookending a stone fireplace with recycled chestnut cabinetry
a post about two tables and 8 chairs we delivered to long island last week
finished and process photos of a round cherry dining table with leaves.
a post about building a half fretless open back banjo
Steel accents make for one fishy walnut desk.
a post about restoring an aaron willard clock
photos of a walnut slab headboard bed
photos and a link to instructions for building a jig for gluing up mitered frames
building a large 4' x 16' kitchen island
a post about continuity in design and updates to a style
a short discussion of mdf in the fine furniture workshop
making turnings longer than your lathe
a post about the construction of a mini (8" pot) banjo
Photos and drawings of the construction of a 16' kitchen island
a post about quickly creating high quality, many photo, full screen slide shows on the web
Thoughts on business, history and blogging
A pair of half round tables, start to finish with photos and brief descriptions
One in our series of metal base, slab top tables
process photos of two half round tables under construction
pictures and processes for two oval dining tables, one in elm, one in walnut
the story of two big conference tables, start to finish
A summer show by about 20 members of the Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers in Burlington, Vermont
A trestle table with pull out leaves
A series of posts about two rather large conference tables we're working on ... one 26' x 9' and one 20' x 8'
The Bennington Museum has mounted a fantastic new show if 50 years of craft in Vermont. Opened 5/22, runs through 10/31
A post about a show of 11 New England furniture makers opening this Saturday at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester, Vermont.
Adding metal inlays to a wooden headboard adds a unique touch.
Photos of the Dorset Custom Furniture workshop in Dorset, Vermont
Two project posts,a 6' expanding mahogany table we finished and delivered and a 10' claro walnut slab dining table in process.
A dressing table / jewelry storage cabinet
A lit, walnut, mirror and steel bar cabinet
A brief thanks to the publishers, editors and staff of Taunton Press magazines
Two posts about life and death woodworking
a post regarding doweled curved front drawers
A series of photos of a recently completed banjo project with links to ALL the steps in the process
A claro walnut slab table on a custom fabricated metal base
photos of jigs and processes for building a banjo
Photos of a carved leg recycled chestnut dining table
Photos of a roomful of paneling we are currently installing in Weston, Vermont.
Over the last two weekends, I helped my brother in law make a mast for his Barnegat Bay Sneakbox, a beautiful little wooden boat, built in 1922, in Barnegat, NJ. The original mast is in fine shape as...
We recently completed this project for a client in California. I have posted 3 entries on my dorset custom furntiure blog with more photos, design background info, and process photos for this...
We have recently completed the desk above and I have posted numeroous progress photos and process descriptions to my dorset custom furniture blog at...
This is a piece we recently completed in the Art Deco Style... Last weekend, it joined a number of other pieces we made last year for the same New York City home ... The whole story, including a...
This is a curly maple bedside table we made to complement a bed we completed for the clients a few years ago ... More info on the table and bed and BIGGER pictures on my Dorset Custom Furniture blog...
We recently finished this concertina hinge game table. The project actually started with a question I posted to the Fine Woodworking "Ask the Experts" section, under Gary Rogalski. I knew...
We have recently finished two tapered case cherry, bubinga and maple burl pieces. I have added process photos and construction comments to my blog here ...
I have built a few pool tables over the years, and we’re about to start another one … I have posted some stuff on my blog about the process, and I will update it as we go along...
We have been working on furniture and cabinetry for this beautiful house since mid July. There are more photos and descriptions of the construction processes on my blog at...
I have made two of these sideboards, inspired by the designs of Greene & Greene. There are more photos of the process and details of it's construction. including detailed instructions...